Changing the way Connecticut uses data.

The Connecticut Data Collaborative is a public-private partnership that advocates for the public availability of open and accessible data to drive planning, policy, budgeting and decision making in Connecticut at the state, regional and local levels. We are a user-driven organization, serving nonprofits, advocates, policymakers, community groups, and funders in using data to drive policy and improve programs and services.

In addition to providing open access to structured and processed data, we can also work with you on to solve your custom data needs. Contact us for more information.

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Our data portal contains over 135 datasets that we have curated and processed into a machine-readable structure. Use our custom data-exploration tools to narrow your selection, or download raw data in bulk and explore data on your own. You can browse by topic, search by organization, or search by dataset.

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Open Data Legislation in CT (SB 1031)

In the winter of 2014, Governor Malloy signed Executive Order 39 which created the first open data initiative for Connecticut. A new raised bill, SB 1031, "An Act Concerning Thresholds for State Construction Contracts,  the Sharing of Executive Branch Agency Data and the Repeal of a Provision Concerning Appraisal Fees," codifies the Executive Order.

The CT Data Collaborative fully supports this next step and sees it as critical for ensuring the long term success of ...

Call to Action: Protect & Preserve Federal Open Data

Part of our mission and one of our core founding principles is to advocate for open data. In this article, we will inform you of changes at the federal level impacting open data and also ask you to engage with the DataRescue event at Yale University (see details below). 

Initially the CT Data Collaborative focused on open data in Connecticut. However, we also recognize the importance of data collected by the federal government on the ...

February's Open Data Call

On February 21st, we convened the third monthly Open Data Call! Every month the call gets a little bigger and we are able to connect users to exciting tools, resources and events. This month, our state's Chief Data Officer, Tyler Kleykamp, joined the call to tell users about some updates to the state's Open Data Portal and preview some open data coming from one state agency. At the bottom of this post, please ...

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